CHIN STATE – Hakha Township Chin Defence Force (CDF) announced on Monday (July 17) evening that a junta soldier from Hakha based Infantry Battalion (IB) 266 had surrendered to them, bringing along his weapon.
The soldier reportedly entered under CDF along with a MA-1 rifle, four cartridges and 126 bullets, no longer willing to serve under the junta council.
Hakha CDF also informed that they rewarded five million kyats to the soldier.
The news release included a photo of the soldier surrendering his weapon and it was mentioned that he was sent to a safe location already.
There have been multiple previous cases of junta soldiers from Hakha based IB 266 surrendering to local defence forces along with their weapons.